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Backup to iCloud Manually from an iPhone or iPad [How To]
How to Manually Backup Your iDevice to iCloud: Everuone is the Lover of iCloud and so its Backup too. You know that everyone wants Automatic backup methods for iDevices because in that automatic Backup procedures, there is no more hesitation and Technicality. It has been said before that the best backup strategy is the one you can set and forget. That’s where iCloud comes into its own, with backups being done automatically each night, so long as the device is plugged in. Once you have iCloud set up, it becomes easier than ever to keep recent backups (Automatic) of your iPhone and iPad, the backup starts automatically any time the device is connected to a power source and the synced computer is turned on and connected to the same wifi network. Automatic backups are great but if you want to be absolutely certain you have the most recent backup stored in iCloud before you do something like an iOS Restore or jailbreak, you’ll probably want to do a manual backup first. Manual backups are also highly recommended if you don’t use the automatic backup feature. Steps for Manual Backup to iClouds are given below the Screenshots.
There are times when you might want to be absolutely sure that the backup in the cloud is up to date, and Apple has thought of that, too. Here is a quick guide that shows you just how to manually perform an iCloud backup.
Start a Manual Backup to iCloud from an iPhone or iPad
First, fire up the Settings app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 5
Next, tap on your iCloud settings.
Scroll right down to the bottom, and you will see a “Storage & Backup” option. Tap that.
Finally, tap the “Back Up Now” button.
Sit back and wait, or, if you’re the impatient type, carry on with your life. The backup will continue in the background.
Importance Of Manual Backup
Manual iCloud backups come in very handy if you’re the kind of person that either restores their iDevice regularly, or likes to dabble with iOS betas. iOS will give you an estimated time before the backup is complete, and there’s a progress bar to watch too. It’s generally fairly quick but since it’s uploading to iCloud it is partially dependent on your internet connection speed.iCloud backups: just one more reason we never need to connect our iDevices to a computer again!